Brighton family et al. in Gissing, Norfolk - 26 December, the 1920's, at night

from Nuts in May: memories of care-free days, pages 110-111:

[Throughout the memoir, the author renders the Norfolk accent when she ‘quotes’ family and neighbours. The listening experience is preceded by a detailed account of storing, setting up and caring for the old gramophone, its ‘large pink horn’ and the LPs]


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cite as

Verbena Daphne Brighton, Nuts in May: memories of care-free days. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:104, p. 110-111. accessed: 24 May, 2024

location of experience: Gissing, Norfolk


Listening to

hide composers
'The whistler and his dog'
written by Arthur Pryor
World War I songs
'The Caliph of Baghdad'
written by Adrien Boieldieu
'When father papered the parlour'
written by Barnes, Fred J., R. P. Weston
Sankey and Moody hymns
written by Ira D. Sankey, Dwight Lyman Moody
unspecified Scottish songs

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 December, the 1920's, at night
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:05:26 +0100
Approved on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:08:51 +0100